Ryan considers new rules to improve air quality in urban areas
Minister to tighten up regulations on peat and solid fuel burning in Ireland’s towns and cities
Eamon Ryan, the Minister for the Environment, is considering new rules on the burning of turf in towns and cities to reduce the harm to air quality.
Ireland has been experiencing substantial peaks in winter air pollution in recent years, due to solid-fuel burning in homes. The issue is linked to 1,400 deaths in Ireland every year, and has been linked to increased acute heart and respiratory emergency events.
Ryan is going to tighten up the...
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